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Renovate on a glass cloth before / after

Renovate on a glass cloth before / after

Resistant and original wall cladding, the glass fabric offers some advantages in terms of renovation. Waterproof, rot-proof, strong, it is extremely durable. Thus, it is strongly discouraged to try to remove it from the risk of tearing the wall underneath. To change interior decoration, you will have to apply a coating of filling on all its surface. With the "Garnir Pate" and "Magic Renov" coatings, Toupret offers products for a perfectly smooth support.

Necessary material

  • Brush to dust off
  • Float
  • Sanding wedge or abrasive sponge
  • Roller
  • squeegee

Prepare the support

GARNIR coating and MAGIC RENOV coating

GARNIR coating and MAGIC RENOV coating

Dust and clean the entire surface of the wall. Use a vacuum cleaner and a slightly damp cloth. Wipe.

Choose a filling plaster

Dust

Dust

Toupret's "Garnir Pate" paste coating is suitable for all types of substrates. To remove it, use a trowel or spray gun. Sanding is easy.
For damaged substrates, prefer the Toupret "Magic Renov" filling compound. Its application with the roller and the squeegee is simple and fast.

Apply a paste coating ("GARNIR PATE" from TOUPRET)

Spread the coating

Spread the coating

Take some plaster with the trowel. Lay it in a thick layer on an area of ​​1m². Spread the plaster evenly over the surface with a new pass. Let the coating harden.

Correct irregularities

Eliminate irregularities

Eliminate irregularities

With a spatula to coat, repeat the junctions to soften the rough edges. Allow the plaster to cure completely before applying a second coat. Repeat to facilitate sanding.

Sand the plaster

sand down

sand down

Check that the entire surface is white and dry to the touch. With fine-grained sandpaper, sanding in small circular motions

Apply a filling compound ("MAGIC'RENOV" from TOUPRET)

Assemble the tools

Assemble the tools

Dip the roll (supplied with the kit) in the coating. Spread it on a surface of 1 m2. When laying, the plaster becomes more flexible.

Spread the plaster

Apply the coating by roller

Apply the coating by roller

Equalize the distribution over the entire area using the serrated squeegee provided in the kit.

Apply a second layer

Smooth on the raclette

Smooth on the raclette

3. A second coat can be applied after 1.5 hours. Smooth with the squeegee provided in the kit. The walls are ready to be painted or to receive a decorative coating after 4 hours. Sanding is practically unnecessary. The deep white of the coating promotes the application of paints.
Let the coating dry. If necessary, spread a thin layer of plaster again. Smooth and smooth the irregularities on the squeegee.

Sand the surface

Sand the plaster

Sand the plaster

Although sanding is not essential, it can further improve the result. Use a fine grit sandpaper.

Carry out decoration work

After a drying time of 4 hours, apply the wall covering of your choice: paint or decorative coating.

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